October 11, 2007

First Year Studio in AllHallows

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First Year Students looking for a site during the trip to AllHallows

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Valentin discovers the Windows desktop image on the First Year Trip to AllHallows

January 27, 2007

First Year ‘Body Installation’

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A great pair of photos sent in by Sarah Ho, Sowing part of the First Year’s ‘Body Installation’ final projects and presentations — something suspended above the AA’s Ching’s Yard.

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Double-Parked: A Citroen 2CV in First Year

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There’s a Citroen 2CV parked in the First Year Studio, serving as a model for Spring Term’s Drawing Workshops.

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January 8, 2007

1st Year Workshop Begins

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Students in the AA’s First Year Studio beginning work on a workshop that is deconstructing, drawing and re-building an automobile — which has been taken apart in will be reassembled in the studio this term. More Photos:

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December 11, 2006

First Year Installation: Project Performance

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Zamri likes his film watching area, installed outside the AA Photo Library as part of the current First Year Design Workshop, titled ‘Body/Installations’.

November 30, 2006

First Year Workshop Presentations

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First Year Students at last week’s design workshop presentations (or maybe they’re just really admiring an apple laptop. . .)

First Year in the Studio

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The AA First Year Studio; Mike Weinstock introducing a Technical Studies Project as part of the First Year’s week-long ‘metabolism’ workshop. A couple of other recent photographs from our First Year:

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First Year in Eden

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AA first year students working on their tans, in the Eden Project biosphere (designed by AA Past President Nicholas Grimshaw). Seen as part of this autumn’s first year programme trip to Cornwall. Photo sent by Valentin.

November 29, 2006

1st yr media jury_translation object to drawing

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1st yr media jury_translation object to drawing

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1st yr media jury_is drawing projecting?

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1st yr media jury_is drawing projecting?

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March 20, 2006

First Year Lunch Lecture 02

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Inter 10 Tutors Andreas Lang and Kathrin Böhm were next to present their Unit
to the First Year. Above: Kathrin is getting ready.

March 16, 2006

First Year Lunch Lecture 01

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Chiafang Wu “kicked off” the First Year Lunch Lectures, introducing the work of Diploma Unit 8 and ROEWUarchitecture.
She brought the following questions to the FY:
1. What are the differences between the indexical and the metaphoric and what are the limits of each?
2. Is architecture scientific or artistic?

March 7, 2006

First Year – Review for Project 05 “Draw your Fridge”

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First Year & Foundation meet AP/RI

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(Andreas Lang and Susana Gonzalez, curators of the Alternative Practice and Research Initiative cluster, introduced their cluster topic to FY and Foundation students.)

February 27, 2006

First Year work in progress

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First Year space

Installing work

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First Year space

February 4, 2006

First Year installations throughout the AA

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Students responded to the social and physical site of the AA with material of their choice, whether lightbulbs, speakers, plastic chairs, barbed wire, tvs, etc.